Ag stats: May 2019 mountain states grain stock highlights

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Published Friday, June 28, 2019

ARIZONA 

Off-farm corn stocks in Arizona on June 1, 2019 were 1.78 million bushels, down 11 percent from June 1, 2018, according to the June 1 Agricultural Survey and June Grain Stocks Report conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Off-farm all wheat stocks in Arizona on June 1, 2019 were 3.38 million bushels. Other Arizona grain stocks were not published separately to avoid disclosing data for individual operations. 

COLORADO 

All corn stocks in Colorado on June 1, 2019 were 35.09 million bushels, down 13 percent from June 1, 2018, according to the June 1 Agricultural Survey and June Grain Stocks Report conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. All corn stocks stored on farms amounted to 16.00 million bushels, down 16 percent from a year ago. All corn stored off farms amounted to 19.09 million bushels, down 11 percent from a year ago. Off-farm sorghum stocks were 1.71 million bushels, down 26 percent from last year. Off-farm oat stocks in Colorado were estimated at 49,000 bushels, up 172 percent from last year. Off-farm barley stocks totaled 5.89 million bushels, down 21 percent from last year. 

All wheat stocks in Colorado on June 1, 2019 were 21.04 million bushels, down 26 percent from June 1, 2018. All wheat stocks stored on farms amounted to 3.90 million bushels, up 18 percent from a year ago. All wheat stored off farms amounted to 17.14 million bushels, down 32 percent from a year ago. Other Colorado grain stocks were not published separately to avoid disclosing data for individual operations. 

MONTANA 

All oat stocks in Montana on June 1, 2019 were estimated at 244,000 bushels, down 26 percent from last year, according to the June 1 Agricultural Survey and June Grain Stocks Report conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Oats stored on-farm were down 23 percent from last year to 230,000 bushels. Off-farm oat stocks were 14,000 bushels, down 52 percent from a year ago. Montana barley stocks in all positions on June 1, 2019 were 16.21 million bushels, up 5 percent from a year ago. Barley stored on farms totaled 7.30 million bushels, up 28 percent from last year. Off-farm barley stocks were down 9 percent from a year ago to 8.91 million bushels. 

All wheat stocks in Montana on June 1, 2019 were 63.70 million bushels, up 36 percent from June 1, 2018. All wheat stocks stored on farms amounted to 42.50 million bushels, up 52 percent from a year ago. All wheat stored off farms amounted to 21.20 million bushels, up 12 percent from a year ago. All Durum wheat stocks on June 1, 2019 were 12.24 million bushels, up 98 percent from last year. Other Montana grain stocks were not published separately to avoid disclosing data for individual operations. 

NEW MEXICO 

Off-farm sorghum stocks in New Mexico on June 1, 2019 were 162,000 bushels, down 66 percent from June 1, 2018, according to the June 1 Agricultural Survey and June Grain Stocks Report conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Other New Mexico grain stocks were not published separately to avoid disclosing data for individual operations. 

UTAH 

Off-farm corn stocks in Utah on June 1, 2019 were 432,000 bushels, up 70 percent from June 1, 2018, according to the June 1 Agricultural Survey and June Grain Stocks Report conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Off-farm oats stocks in Utah on June 1, 2019 were 13,000 bushels, down 13 percent from June 1, 2018. Off-farm all wheat stocks in Utah on June 1, 2019 were 3.60 million bushels, up 7 percent from last year. Other Utah grain stocks were not published separately to avoid disclosing data for individual operations. 

WYOMING 

Off-farm barley stocks in Wyoming on June 1, 2019 were 2.25 million bushels, down 48 percent from last year, according to the June 1 Agricultural Survey and June Grain Stocks Report conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Other Wyoming grain stocks were not published separately to avoid disclosing data for individual operations. 

UNITED STATES 

Corn stocks in all positions on June 1, 2019 totaled 5.20 billion bushels, down 2 percent from June 1, 2018. Of the total stocks, 2.95 billion bushels are stored on farms, up 7 percent from a year earlier. Off-farm stocks, at 2.25 billion bushels, are down 12 percent from a year ago. The March - May 2019 indicated disappearance is 3.41 billion bushels, compared with 3.59 billion bushels during the same period last year. 

Grain sorghum stored in all positions on June 1, 2019 totaled 115 million bushels, up 75 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks, at 9.47 million bushels, are up 81 percent from last year. Off-farm stocks, at 105 million bushels, are up 75 percent from June 1, 2018. The March - May 2019 indicated disappearance from all positions is 78.1 million bushels, up 4 percent from the same period last year. 

Old crop oats stored in all positions on June 1, 2019 totaled 36.9 million bushels, 10 percent below the stocks on June 1, 2018. Of the total stocks on hand, 10.5 million bushels are stored on farms, 8 percent below a year ago. Off-farm stocks totaled 26.4 million bushels, 11 percent below the previous year. Indicated disappearance during March - May 2019 totaled 13.4 million bushels, 4 percent below the same period a year ago. 

Old crop barley stocks in all positions on June 1, 2019 totaled 86.6 million bushels, down 8 percent from June 1, 2018. On-farm stocks are estimated at 22.9 million bushels, 13 percent below a year ago. Off-farm stocks, at 63.7 million bushels, are 6 percent below June 1, 2018. The March - May 2019 indicated disappearance is 34.8 million bushels, 2 percent below the same period a year earlier 

Old crop all wheat stored in all positions on June 1, 2019 totaled 1.07 billion bushels, down 2 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks are estimated at 207 million bushels, up 58 percent from last year. Off-farm stocks, at 865 million bushels, are down 11 percent from a year ago. The March - May 2019 indicated disappearance is 521 million bushels, up 31 percent from the same period a year earlier. 

Old crop Durum wheat stocks in all positions on June 1, 2019 totaled 55.2 million bushels, up 58 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks, at 26.1 million bushels, are up 74 percent from June 1, 2018. Off-farm stocks totaled 29.1 million bushels, up 46 percent from a year ago. The March - May 2019 indicated disappearance of 19.2 million bushels is up 32 percent from the same period a year earlier. 

Soybeans stored in all positions on June 1, 2019 totaled 1.79 billion bushels, up 47 percent from June 1, 2018. On-farm stocks totaled 730 million bushels, up 94 percent from a year ago. Off-farm stocks, at 1.06 billion bushels, are up 26 percent from a year ago. Indicated disappearance for the March - May 2019 quarter totaled 937 million bushels, up 5 percent from the same period a year earlier. 

Pulse crops stored in all positions on June 1, 2019 and the change from June 1, 2018 are: dry edible peas, 4.50 million cwt, up 2 percent; lentils, 3.18 million cwt, up 81 percent; Austrian winter peas, 177 thousand cwt, down 34 percent; all chickpeas, 3.47 million cwt, up 294 percent; small chickpeas, 955 thousand cwt, up 256 percent; and large chickpeas, 2.51 million cwt, up 310 percent. Small chickpeas are defined as peas that will pass through a 20/64 inch round hole screen. Large chickpeas are defined as larger than 20/64 inches.